Verb(1) stir up or tend; of a fire
(1) But the caretaker who has to stoke six boilers each day, cart 12 puds of fuel, carry water on her shoulders so that staff can wash their hands, she receives 12 rubles, has no work clothes, no day off, and no holidays.(2) These ads are geared to stoke voter emotions and fears to hammer a candidate on a controversial issue.(3) On a dank autumnal afternoon in Glasgow's west end the light is liquid, a day to draw the blinds and stoke the fire.(4) I remember my father going out to stoke the furnaces to make sure they didn't go out.(5) This was enough to stoke fear and panic among them.(6) Unanswered, its effect is to stoke resentment and encourage conflict.(7) He is a quietly-assured personality, and the pursuit of a physical-education qualification at Rosewell High School in Coatbridge stoked his interest in the mechanics of physiology.(8) Government diverts the debate by stoking hysteria on whether animal rights activists are terrorists, when to terrorise someone with threats of violence or to damage their property is illegal anyway.(9) I'm pretty stoked because I'm pretty much a fan of Heather's.(10) There were some early quotes in the novel that peaked my interest and stoked my hopes for a story with a deeper meaning.(11) In the evenings, my mother read to us, and we knitted socks and sweaters for my dad in the army, stoked the fire and listened to the radio, mainly to Children's Hour, and the news, of course.(12) A steaming bowl of mohinga adorned with vegetable fritters, slices of fish cake and hard-boiled eggs and enhanced with the flavor of chopped coriander leaves, morsels of crispy fried garlic, fish sauce, a squeezing of lime and chilies is a wonderful way of stoking up for the day ahead.(13) when they told me I was on the team, I was stoked(14) He stoked interest and intrigue by initially hinting that he might miss this year's race to pursue other goals such as the one-day classics, or the world hour record, only to return next year to try for his seventh win.(15) I'm so stoked to hear that government agencies are spying on us for our corporate overlords!(16) On signing the deal he said he was stoked to be getting some core support.
(1) stoke :: stoke
1. add fuel to ::
2. keep burning ::
3. tend ::
1. abate ::
2. decrease ::
3. diminish ::
4. dwindle ::
5. lessen ::
6. lower ::
7. reduce ::
Different Formsstoke, stoked, stokes, stoking
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